Events

 There's no better way to learn about wine than tasting comparatively, talking about it while you're tasting it ("so that's why this wine tastes different than that!"), and hearing about the wine's background. (Plus, it's the most fun you'll ever have learning something.)


Red Wines of the Southern Rhone - Tuesday, October 24 (MPM), and Wednesday, October 25 (Shorewood)
Seatings at 6 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood
Reds of the Southern Rhone are an intriguing blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Mourvedre, and often a few other grapes thrown in for good measure. Rich, meaty, smoky, and earthy, yet wonderfully balanced, they're exceptionally versatile and delicious both with food and on their own. Chateauneuf du Pape is the most famous appellation in the region, but other villages such as Rasteau and Gigondas produce top-quality wines as well, while Cotes-du-Rhones offer exceptional value. This will be a delicious chance to explore the wines of the region! The wines will be:

  • Michel Picard 2015 Cotes du Rhone ($9.95)
  • Saint Cosme 2016 Cotes du Rhone ($15.95)
  • Domaine Santa Duc 2015 "Les Aubes", Vacqueyras ($24.95)
  • Domaine des Bosquets 2013 Gigondas ($32.95)
  • Clos de Brusquieres 2015 Chateauneuf-du-Pape ($36.95)
  • Domaine de la Janasse 2014 "Vieilles Vignes", Chateauneuf-du-Pape ($74.95)

Cost of the tasting is $20 + tax per person. Seatings are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at MPM and 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood. RSVPs are required; a credit card is required to secure your reservation. (If you call to cancel by 3 p.m. the day of the tasting, your card will not be charged. If you are on the wait list, we'll notify you by 3 p.m. if space has become available.) Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood).


Winery Tasting with Failla Winery - Friday, October 27 (MPM)
Drop in between 5:30 - 7 p.m. at MPM
Please join us to welcome Brian Miracle of Failla Winery to sample their exceptional Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays! Founded in 1998 by Ehren Jordan, former winemaker for Turley, Failla crafts exceptional and elegant cool-climate expressions of each varietal, with several single-vineyard offerings along with their vineyard blends. If you like wonderfully made Pinot Noir and Chardonnay (and who doesn't!), you'll want to drop in to this tasting! The wines will be:

  • 2015 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast ($37.95)
  • 2015 "Haynes Vineyard" Chardonnay, Napa Valley ($59.95)
  • 2015 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ($37.95)
  • 2015 "Keefer Ranch" Pinot Noir, Sonoma Mountain ($53.95)
  • 2015 "Lola" Pinot Noir, Sonoma County ($49.95)

Cost of the tasting is $15 per person. Drop in between 5:30 - 7 p.m. at MPM; no reservations are required. Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) with any questions.


Wines for Thanksgiving - Tuesday, November 7 (MPM), and Wednesday, November 8 (Shorewood)
Seatings at 6 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood
This tasting will be an eclectic lineup of wines, but all featuring a common theme - wines that are food-friendly, versatile enough to work with the wide range of flavors found in a Thanksgiving feast, and of course, delicious! Sparkling, rosé, red, and white - we'll sample two of each to help you with your holiday pairings! Wines TBD.

Cost of the tasting is TBD. Seatings are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at MPM and 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood. RSVPs are required; a credit card is required to secure your reservation. (If you call to cancel by 3 p.m. the day of the tasting, your card will not be charged. If you are on the wait list, we'll notify you by 3 p.m. if space has become available.) Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood).


Thief Wine's Fall Grand Tasting - Saturday, November 11
Thief Wine is thrilled to present our annual Fall Grand Tasting, a fantastic walk-around tasting featuring more than 120 delicious and distinctive fine wines from around the world, on Saturday, November 11. All wines will be selected by Thief Wine and reflect our focus of artisanal, high-value, terroir-driven selections (i.e., not the mass-production wines you see at most large wine tastings), with retail prices ranging from $15 - $50 per bottle. Live music, light appetizers, and your own Riedel wine glass to keep are included! 


There are two ticket levels, and both are all-inclusive - once you get a glass, you're welcome to sample whatever you'd like. Tickets are now on sale - get yours today!

General Admission ($65, tax included) includes admission from 5:15 - 7:30 p.m., with the chance to sample and enjoy the 120+ wines, grouped among roughly 16 tables. Tickets are limited to 125. It's pretty awesome.

Reserve Level ($95, tax included) includes earlier access to the event, with entry at 3:30 p.m., a more intimate experience (tickets are limited to 75), and 15+ additional, higher-end wines - in addition to the wines that will be poured throughout the entire event, each pouring station will have an additional luxury-level wine that they will be pouring for the Reserve Level only. General Admission event hours are included in the Reserve Level ticket. Even more awesome.

To purchase tickets, call us at 414.277.7707; for more details, click here.


Iberian Whites - Tuesday, November 28 (MPM), and Wednesday, November 29 (Shorewood)
Seatings at 6 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood
White wines from Spain and Portugal are crisp, refreshing, and generally underknown. Made almost exclusively from indigenous grapes, these wines are distinctive, delicious and offer exceptional value for the money. For this tasting we'll explore Vinho Verde, Portugal's best-known white wine, along with with Spanish Albariño, Verdejo, Viura, and more. Wines TBD.

Cost of the tasting is $15 + tax per person. Seatings are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at MPM and 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood. RSVPs are required; a credit card is required to secure your reservation. (If you call to cancel by 3 p.m. the day of the tasting, your card will not be charged. If you are on the wait list, we'll notify you by 3 p.m. if space has become available.) Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood).


Sparkling Wines Other than Champagne - Tuesday, December 12 (MPM), and Wednesday, December 13 (Shorewood)
Seatings at 6 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood
Champagne is rightly top of mind when it comes to sparkling wine, but before we get to that tasting we'll explore sparkling wines from the rest of the world. California, Spain, Italy, and more - we'll go around the world to discover and enjoy some delicious bubbles in advance of the holidays. Wines TBD.

Cost of the tasting is $20 + tax per person. Seatings are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at MPM and 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood. RSVPs are required; a credit card is required to secure your reservation. (If you call to cancel by 3 p.m. the day of the tasting, your card will not be charged. If you are on the wait list, we'll notify you by 3 p.m. if space has become available.) Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood).


Champagne! - Tuesday, December 19 (MPM), and Wednesday, December 20 (Shorewood)
Seatings at 6 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood
It's that time of year again - our annual Champagne tasting! (Champagne is great any time, of course, but this season it takes front and center stage.) Just in time for the holidays, we'll taste and explore six different and delicious Champagnes, with styles ranging from bone-dry to rich & creamy and grower Champagne to larger negociant houses. From old favorites to new discoveries, this is a tasting not to be missed! Wines TBD.

Cost of the tasting is $25 + tax per person. Seatings are at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at MPM and 6 & 8 p.m. at Shorewood. RSVPs are required; a credit card is required to secure your reservation. (If you call to cancel by 3 p.m. the day of the tasting, your card will not be charged. If you are on the wait list, we'll notify you by 3 p.m. if space has become available.) Email info@thiefwine.com or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood).



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